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my name is larry -- and i'm chair of the san francisco graffiti advisory board and deputy director of operations, department of public works. welcome to zero graffiti international conference. (applause) this morning you will hear from several great speakers and i hope that you are all ready for a fantastic conference. there's a lot to get from today. i want to be brief and move things along. mayor ed lee could not be here this morning but he is very excited about this event and prepared a welcome via video. now the honorable mayor of the city and county of san francisco mayor ed lee. >>: hello. i'm mayor ed lee. it is my pleasure to welcome you to san francisco and the first of its kind, zero graffiti international conference. san francisco is proud to be the innovation capital of the world because we believe that finding solutions to graffiti vandalism or to solve any other challenges is driven by how successful the we embrace and encourage innovation. we continuously seek out ways to leverage new technologies, reduce cost, find efficiencies, and create meaningful public/privat
.. >> (applause) all right. so thank you mayor khan and now we have for san francisco coming up and to sso to welcome mayor lee welcome kristine row wish senator vice senior vice president of service area of case zero permanenta. >> thank you peculiary if you have questions write them on the cards and hold your hands up. kristine >>> good morning case zero permanent at a is pleased once again to be a sponsor of this annual event where our mayors come together to share their vision for the coming year. our partnership with both oakland and san francisco is of key importance to kaiser permanent at a. we provide care to over 400,000 people in those city and is our partnership with those cities helps us fulfill our mission, to improve community health. because we know that, with improvement community development and economic vitality we get better access to care and better care. we have enjoyed a robust partnership with mayor lee since he has taken office and even before when he was the city administrator for 20 years, his dedication to the citizens of san francisco and their welfare, ha
new year celebration. i am feel honored to welcome you here today. for years san francisco has been a shining example of how we get things done together. and not only have folks from asian-american community and from all walks of life. san francisco is truly a melting pot. we want to celebrate our lunar new year and hope for a prosperous new year. and my new role as assessor, we hope that is true. rather than dragging out this presentation. i want to bring up to speak a number of people who you all know, who you all love. and of course who have many things to share with us. san francisco is very fortunate and lucky to have with us our first asian-american, first chinese mayor, mayor ed lee. please welcome him. [applause] >> thank you, supervisor. happy new year everybody. now i want to explain before the news media talks about it. there is an obvious explanation for why the women are sitting on one side. and the men are sitting on the other. because if you have heard councilor general gao in his speeches around the year of the serpent. you often know he has explained this is the yea
be at a competitive disadvantage. >> all the thing you you need for a great company are in san francisco. san francisco for court instructs the jury technology is a one-stop shop. >>> the other thing that becomes very special is [inaudible] there is nowhere else go from here. . (applause) let me conclude with a little bit of sports and that is to say that, we are just about in spring training, world champions san francisco. also we are putting a bid together for super bowl 50, or 51 whichever one they will take, i'm be happy with that, yes, you know, we have got world baseball series coming in in march, in the at&t park, we have america's cup 55 days of sailing coming in the summer charles schwab cup in october and now, we are getting ready potentially to have more international sporting ebbs that really come to compliment what we do not just in san francisco but for the whole bay area and i want to suggest to you that we have an opportunity to do that through the one s f program that we created to sustain all of the theater we are doing to make sure we do it right with your help. and
of supervisors to help plan for growth and development in san francisco and provided an invaluable service to the people. and they - the commissioner has responsibility to the statuteship to the plan. i'm here to address the issue of the san francisco general plan. according to the general plan any permit must contribute to the quality of the neighborhood. we feel that this project will degrade the neighborhood and there's a one hundred percent resistance within the association and i'll say virtually a hundred percent within a mile of the project. we do like alternative b and that alternative could be approved by the architectural control committee. there this will reduce the number of buildings to 16 that would be 32. let me show you what that would mean. may have the - there. there is the plan b and the yellow stripe is the existing common area road. the proposed road by the developer is really a stairway there's no road there. should they come into combines they would be given assess >> thank you sir your time is up. >> next speaker please and. good morning my name is d is jeff. in th
well, my sincere wish in the year of serpent san francisco, this great city of america, gateway to china. and the leadership of edwin lee, the first chinese american mayor ever. and the wholehearted support of supervisors, and for harmony, and new achievements in overall development. especially in his relationship with china. well, i wish everyone happy, healthy and professed year of serpent. thank you. >> i am ethnically chinese but culturally southeast asian, let me greet you in from my region. i come from the country of the little lion, singapore. and having just come from india immediately before this posting, let me also wish you amos dei. mr. mayor, and madam supervisors, congratulations on everything that san francisco has achieved. especially the openness and diversity. so as not to keep everyone from the rest of the ceremony, and the enjoyment that awaits. let me only say that i am very, very honored to be in the presence, not only of leaders elected and appointed. but serpent leaders. and i want to take this opportunity in the new year to wish you success in every good
and security commons. just as when we in san francisco see not only what the military can bring to the party and help us with, not only how we can interact with the military, but also we say to ourselves, it's also up to us to do everything we can for ourselves. we're not kind of an outfit, it's easier for them to collaborate with us. so, all of these things are important to us as we have these exercises. so, i say this is a very worthwhile enterprise that will keep going. i tip my hat to my friend mike who really has been leading us in these efforts. and now i say as also the slogan, i guess you call it this morning, maybe it's what the navy says. i think it's a very good phrase. a global force for good. that's what we've been practicing, a global force for good. thank you. (applause) >> thank you, sir. thank you. thank you very much, sir. (applause) >> and for all of you, tomorrow we're going to have the former secretary defense william perry speak. and the final speaker tomorrow will be the commander of north com, it will be the first time the northern command... >> ladies and gentlemen,
of sports and that is to say that, we are just about in spring training, world champions san francisco. also we are putting a bid together for super bowl 50, or 51 whichever one they will take, i'm be happy with that, yes, you know, we have got world baseball series coming in in march, in the at&t park, we have america's cup 55 days of sailing coming in the summer charles schwab cup in october and now, we are getting ready potentially to have more international sporting ebbs that really come to compliment what we do not just in san francisco but for the whole bay area and i want to suggest to you that we have an opportunity to do that through the one s f program that we created to sustain all of the theater we are doing to make sure we do it right with your help. and i'll say to you're to you and i think i have said this in some other circles, knowing when we were at the five-yard line, ethree minutes less, and three minutes left in the game, i like you, were in front of that television, and i was writing the speech already and i was writing the speech for the super bowl parade in sa
and get started so welcome to all of you. i am mayor aye hustles i'm san francisco public blood pressure of san francisco business times and on behalf of our partner criteria require and carey and knew mark frank and all of our sponsors welcome to our annual mayor's annual for cast and happy valentine's day to awful you and i have already gotten a value ten from mayor lee. are you already fee feelings love this morning we have later pastries for you. this is the 14th year we post together this to look at the i state of city in his our region and there have been so many changes if you think about that have happened in each of these cities and sounding bay area it is last 14 years and if you look at the activity the cranes until the air the hospital building activity the activity ature ports and airports and hospitality sector the booming tech sector and all of the future plans, think about the changes that will happen in the next 14 years and each of these cities and in our region so we are going to hear a little bit about the future and some of the priorities and what the outlook is int
here in san francisco. i also think it's important that you have to recognize that you have a lot of work outside the youth commission you work on. you've been instrumental in helping to set up mission prep school in the excelsior district and have brought me into the work of the school as well. so, i want to thank you for that. prior to any of this and people don't know about is that you were actually a child actor. [laughter] >> and have been actually in many films. i wish i had it set up before hand [speaker not understood], but you were actually cute when you were a kid. you were in a disney film. you also were in jim cramer of the giant peach or [speaker not understood] robin williams movie. i haven't seen it yet. i'm going to make sure i see them later on today. congratulations on everything you've done. i'm super proud of your work and i look forward to what you do at sf rising. i know the empowerment model you have brought to the youth commission will be exceptional in this new setting and look forward to working with you. >> thank you for el us that, supervisor avalos. i
of health care in san francisco, and as i said earlier today, i very much appreciate everyone who is part of the negotiating operating room that resuscitated this critical project. and i also want to echo the thanks that have already been described. there are so many folks that we need to give credit to moving us to where we are today, starting first and foremost with the tremendous community coalition that has been working for many years across so many different policy and community areas. i, of course, also want to start by thanking our mediator lou jirardo who was tremendous and this project would not be where it is today without his leadership. clearly there was also tremendous leadership within the city. we need to single out ken rich for the millions of hours that he spent working on this as well as with many department heads and, of course, our mayor. and then i want to take a moment and just thank supervisors campos and farrell. i know that campos, farrell, chiu are three supervisorial names not discussed together in a sentence but each of our colleagues plate a critical and equal
of san francisco, naomi kelly. please help me welcome naomi kelly. (applause). >> good afternoon, everyone. thank you for having me here today. again, i'm naomi kelly, city administrator for the city and county of san francisco and it's an honor to be participating in this important panel discussion on the uss macon island. over the course of the next 50 minutes, we will be going to focus one of our -- we're going to be focused on one of the most important elements of our city and that's the resill yepbs of our life line. i am joined by a prestigious panel of experts who i believe have a keen insight sbat resill yepbs of the capacities we will be relying on heavily in moving forward post a disaster. here with me today is kirk johnson, to my left, vice president of gas transmissions from pacific gas and electric. next to him is don boland, executive director of california utilities emergency association. next to him is david brig, regional and local water system manager for the san francisco public utilities commission and finally but not least, romel an jell lus, manager for
and ex-boyfriend. i know that many women's groups from gabrielle a to san francisco women against rape to the filipino women's network and the san francisco domestic violence consortium have been working on this issue for many years. ms. timpanco claire joyce made at least five 911 calls during violent episodes that allegedly perpetrated by her killer and while he was mandated to attend counseling after one of the attacks he failed to complete the batterers's program. police unknowingly released him after a subsequent attack on ms. timpanko. her case thankfully led to -- led to improvements in how we handle domestic violence cases in san francisco. but it's because of the hard work of our antidomestic violence organizations and women's groups and community organizations that we've made progress. but there is so much more to be done and we cannot stand for this conviction to be overturned at the california supreme court. so, i urge you to check in with the women's and antidomestic violence groups as this case moves forward. this decision could have a huge and long-lasting effect not jus
for the musicians, the economy, great for the audience and for the community of san francisco in general. the razz room has also supported many benefits for a variety of causes in the bay area, it is a powerful, positive force in the community. and the down turn in the economy has taken its toll on all of us in the entertainment industry. and i am hoping that they can resolve these issues so that rory and robert could continue to be successful in their small business, which means the world to all of us. we need them. thank you. >> thank you, very much. next? >> madam commissioner, commission, my name is shelly tatum, and i am here to speak on behalf of live at the razz. i have been working with them for about the last three years. prior to working with them, i had the opportunity to work with the show room and tommy ts. and i consulted both of them and i heard one speaker say that the others had... they think had sound issues and tommy gs wanted to do live and they eventually shut down the operation when in fact i think that with the show room, it was just bad management. they did have sound probl
the men and women of our armed forces and the men and women of the first responders of the san francisco bay area. fleet week for many years in san francisco was a somewhat [inaudible] affair and it has been transformed into this great coming together by the military and the first responders, the great coming together of our uniformed personnel and a great [speaker not understood] of san francisco. this amazing transformation in the last few years was due primarily to the vision and the dedication of three people, george and charlotte schultz and mike myers. i'd like to pause to thank all three of them for this work. (applause) >> and in april of 1996, my last year as secretary of defense, i met one morning intelligence briefing at 7 o'clock along with general charlie. the previous day general hughes had briefed us that the chinese military were to begin extensive military maneuvers in the taiwan strait. this morning we were stunned to learn that they had fired two missiles that landed just 10 miles off the coast of taiwan. the taiwanese had a presidential election underway, and the chin
tell you our appreciation for renewing the commitment of san francisco to eliminating domestic violence, this is a progressive and enlightened city and there is no room in this city for violence against women, thank you. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker, please? >> good afternoon, supervisors beverly upton san francisco domestic violence, and i would like to thank supervisor cohen for her leadership and supervisor chiu and everybody on the committee for ending all violence against women. i want to thank the department and the status of women and the commission on the status of women, i think that under the leadership of dr. murase we have seen unprecedented healing and moving forward on domestic violence and sexual assault policies, this is all part of this package to move san francisco in the direction that it needs to go. we all know that we are headed in the right directions, and i really just want to thank my colleagues for their fine work? you know, it is very rare that we can get, a representative from every legal agency that does this work at the table. but they made time
of the san francisco fleet week association and what a great fleet week we're going to have for 2012. thank you. this is the second time we've had the uss macon islands and i want to thank captain pringle and his entire crew. what a great ship and what a great crew. they turned this swear hanger deck around all right night and turned it into a conference room and it looks absolutely beautiful. thank you, captain, and your entire crew. i'm going to make this short because we're already running a little bit behind schedule, but san francisco fleet week for the third year is organized with i object credible participation from city, civilian agencies from all around the region and all of us our fabulous united states military, the coast guard has been fabulous in providing assets to protect everybody out on the bay. it is one heck of a logistics program to get this whole program started and here we are the culmination of nearly a year of planning. we've had exercises, we've had lots of meetings down in san francisco up at the marines memorial, this is a fabulous program, we had a great medi
.org. >> good afternoon. welcome to the san francisco board of supervisors meeting of tuesday, march the fifth, 2013. madam collect, could you please call the roll? >> yes. supervisor avalos? avalos present. supervisor breed? breed present. supervisor campos? campos present. supervisor chiu? chiu present. supervisor cohen? cohen present. supervisor farrell? farrell present. supervisor kim? kim present. supervisor mar? mar absent. supervisor katy tang? tang present. supervisor wiener? wiener present. supervisor yee? yee present. mr. president, you have a quorum. >> thank you. i want to welcome our newest supervisor, supervisor katy tang to [speaker not understood]. (applause) >> and with that, ladies and gentlemen, could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. [inaudible] >> colleagues, we have our january 29th, 2013 board meeting minutes. can i have a motion to approve those minutes? motion by supervisor farrell, seconded by supervisor kim. without objection, those meeting minutes will be approved. madam clerk, are there any communications? >> there are no communications, mr. president
. not unlike the situation after the earthquake we rebuilt san francisco we built a lot of big apartment buildings because this was a growing workforce. it's appropriate we need the density but i think one of the beautiful things l about san francisco we have divert however, there's another part of this whole story what happened was people were fleeing san francisco to live in oakland, berkeley in resident parks because they didn't want to be so dense and there was no plays for it to be built and san francisco developed like st. france, lakeside village and later forest hill and we speak about forest hills it provided a place for lack of a better term people in what would be upper-middle class could live in an area that wasn't so dense. now we're building almost no single-family homes in san francisco. and what is happening is people with families what are looking particularly for a new home are forced out of san francisco. if they buy an older home there's in bad shape. or they're forced into homes where the neighborhoods are used for other things other than housing and it's not a pleas
is headed by an african american that has been in san francisco for the last 30 years. but they have put up probono. so i think that contrary to some of the things that have been said. i think that the contract process was fair. clear channel has demonstrated commitment to work with the small businesses in the minority community and like jcdco we are also offering the training for the small businesss in terms of educating them and advertising, education program in terms of insurancing that we get maximum exposure for the businesses that we represent. thank you. >> thank you, very much. >> next speaker, please? >> angelo king. >> very quickly. i can only speak from personal experience, there are a lot of times that we are put in as a contractor or a community guy and i am putting together a projects and having an out reach component and i have always had a great reception with clear channel in trying to get things publicized and maybe my connection may my connection is better than others. but i have always been successful in terms of promoting events are getting free ai
. >> thank you. why don't we hear from our first speaker. >>> [speaker not understood] san francisco. [speaker not understood]. our supervisor, good afternoon. my name abdullah [speaker not understood]. i thank god who give me the time to be here today with you. at least i can be and i can deal with you to make it nice and warm welcome to our new supervisor katy tang. katy, [speaker not understood] over china. i have here the list you can see. we have 12 people, chinese people has been involved in this room in the city hall, such as mayor ed lee, senator leland yee, assembly woman fiona ma, supervisor [speaker not understood], supervisor mabel tang, carmen chu, [speaker not understood], eric mar, john k. jenkins, david chiu, ed chiu, and katy tang, she come in at number 12. i think chinatown has moved into the city hall. i am not against that. i am with them because in this moment i rise to support my chinese sister fiona ma to be the next congress. i wish she have take it [speaker not understood] office. she deserve that. and i like to support the chinese people. yes, they are going
test, test, test, test, test >> san francisco's regular hearing for thursday march 7, 2013. please silence any mobile devises. do state your name for the record. like to take roll at this time. (calling roll). commissioners first in your collapsed for consideration for d d and v for 1521 through 1539 jones street are proposed for continuance march 13th. item two case at 1595 float boulevard as continuance actually march 21st, 2013. further on your calendar under the value satellites is being proposed for continuance march 21st. under your regular calendar amendments is being proposed for continuance march 2013 and case no. 12 amendments to the planning code could establish an annual monitoring requirement for students housing projects is being proposed actually march 13th. >> just to correct the continuance update for the 12 is april. >> excuse me. i misspoke. item 12 is being proposed for continuance until april 4th. >> any comments on the proposals? >> i g did ask one to taken off and in addition to that robert garcia is it continued. >> you'll have the opportunity to ask
about your new headquarters and how that came to be, why the move into the heart of san francisco? >> well, we were on third street, in what is left of san francisco's industrial district , and we got lonely, really. [laughter] we saw real estate values dropping precipitously. as far as we were concerned, that was a good thing because it enabled us to move into market street. the city had encouraged us to do so, too, as they were very much interested in revitalizing market, 6th and market, which is essentially part of the tenderloin. we thought there were a lot of opportunities there. we know something about making urban environments vital. given the present political move, people are open to new ideas. that is true across the country. our burners are being asked to come into centers of various cities for aetna. -- right now. whehowever, as soon as things gt better, they are escorted out. but we might begin to break that cycle. it is just wonderful to walk out on the street and see the world walking by. >> are you giving the twitter deal? >> yes, we are. we just founded a new nonp
transportation agency on san francisco's participation in the long-awaited electrification of caltrain and the future high-speed rail. >> item number 7 is a hearing that supervisor cohen and i both called to hear about the status of san francisco's participation in the electrification of caltrain and high-speed rail. as we just heard in our last item, we have some very, very significant challenges around transportation, not just in san francisco, but in the bay area as a whole. and a key part of improving and modernizing our transportation system to meet the future needs of the bay area is a strong caltrain and that includes electrification, it includes high-speed rail and of course it includes extending caltrain and high-speed rail to the transbay terminal. and, so, we're going to hear an update today and we'll, colleagues, if there are no introductory remarks, we'll hear from john ram, director of planning. >> thank you, supervisors. john ram with the planning department. i'm very much pleased to be here today. i think this is a hugely important project for the city, has major long-t
the bodies off a beach in san francisco. fire officials say the body was spotted about 12:45 this afternoon near baker beach. investigators at this point will only say that the body is male and at this hour there are no other details about his identity or the cause of death. >>> a san jose man pleaded not guilty today to charges he plotted to blow up a bank in oakland. matthew llaneza was arraigned in federal court. prosecutors say last month he took what he believed was a real bomb to a bank of america on hagenburger road. they say the bomb was fake and given to llaneza as part of an undercover investigation. >>> the driver charged in the death of a san francisco high school student also pleaded not guilty today. 28-year-old ke era n brewer faces charges of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence. chang was killed saturday night as she crossed san francisco's sloat boulevard. prosecutors say chang was celebrating her 17th birthday that day. brewer's bail is set at $20,000. he is due to return to court march 27th. >>> happening right now, collin kaepernick is wrapping up an
to launch this first forum in the county of san francisco and particularly here at the hall of justice. today we have an array of presenters and keynote speeches. and district attorney opening the forum and we will have a forum by the chief and our own mayor. today we want to explain a little bit of background how this panel came about. the forum was an effort that was designed a year ago. with many key stakeholders that are present here today. the attempt was to begin bridging the dialogue between criminal justice agencies and community-based organizations. so there a strong attempt to try to help a population that is mostly impacted right now by criminal justice. by violence in general in our community. the 18-24-year-old population. today is one of the many conversations we hope. and we want to be sure that we strive and communicated to the community as a whole. that this community that we see of the rates we see that relate to this population. given this harsh reality in our city and county. many of the city departments decided to come together with the community-based agencies to
in san francisco or i have attended sunday mass at a number of churches here in san francisco including providence church and st. john's church in the mission district. i believe i will be confronting to the church and a confirmation hearing. [speaker not understood] a meeting with the archbishop of the local diocese here on or before may 18, after which i will leave home. these are my final words here. plant a tree of life in san francisco. the tree of life, chapter 22 revelation. and he showed me a pure river of water of life clear as crystal proceeding out of the throne of god and of the lamb in the mid of the street of it and on either side of the river there was a tree of life which bear 12 manner of fruit and yielded a fruit every month. and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations and there shall be no more curse, but the throne of god and the lamb of god shall be in it and [speaker not understood] shall serve him. they shall see his face and their name shall be in their forehead. there should be no night there and they need no candle, neither the sun, for the l
to where they are at present the case sowler composite and san francisco is halfway through the pack there down to about 33% and so whole values are still off from where they were before but if you look at where we are from the low point until where we are today, san francisco is looking a little bit better and oakland is not a member city and they randomly take 20 cities that are plead broadly representative of the housing market and san francisco is the second line on here and posted as one of the naysest paces of recovery and so we get some help from residential construction and we also get help from securelier spending this is what i'm showing here and this is the debt service ratio and it's an interesting concept if says if you add up my mortgage payment and car payment and any other kind of consumer debt that i carey and how much of that is a% of personal disposable income and where we are at relative total whereas 30 years that service ratio is about as low as it's been during anytime at that period and is there any reason that the fed tries to lower interest raid and rate and
francisco state and looked potential for what is the shopping center. what's interested about that the san francisco master plan we're tracking them and taking the 19 accounting corridor study and interesting san francisco state as that on yes, i do up $30,000 just to show how interested they were. when they think they're actually getting the transportation planning before their needing it they're interested in writing a check. this is not just one project by one project but all 3. >> i really do understand how for this will be for the velocities to have this demonstrate define ahead of time before they even break ground. could you just touch briefly what the benefit is to the people who don't see as much in the development as they're worried about accident effects that that development is bringing and this is really helping us to get ahead thought possible congestion in that area. and it's not only going to speed up the process for developers but then speeds i think the help we offer to our pedestrians and your - bicycles. and if the classic way to do planning is wait until the 11th hou
with the mayor's leadership. ladies and gentlemen, i'd like to introduce the 43rd mayor of san francisco, mayor edwin lee. (applause) >> good afternoon, everyone. all right. welcome to city hall and happy black history month here in san francisco. nobody got it better than san francisco. (applause) >> thank you, naomi. i want to thank you for that introduction and just a recall of what i said earlier this week. but i also said something else, too, that i want you to continuously know the way i have attempted to manage this great city of ours for everybody. that is, i'm not shy about asking for help. and when it comes to the challenges we have in the african-american community, we need help. and i have been deliberately assembling a very important group of people who are going to help me get the job done. and you've seen some of these people already. they are malia cohen, london breed at the board. they have to face all the different politics. but i know they're going to be great partners with me because we've got the right objectives to happen. we want everybody included in the city. we have na
an extended family of about 25 san francisco firefighters clul my father who served on the san francisco fire department. my main certain is fire safety. members of the commission this project is unsafe from a fire standpoint. basically because the fir people call the escape route is grossly inadequate. first of all, the san francisco fire code provides that i must have an assess road or an escape route a minute of 25 feet wide unobstructed. this project allows parking on both sides of the street that reduce the width of the road to rou roughly 15 to 16 feet. this project is flat out in violation of the san francisco fire code in that the roads escape roads are not 20 feet wide unobstructed and continuance. the second point equally important is anybody who has studied forest areas first of all, it's dangerous to have only one escape route but if you have an escape route that is less than 20 feet wide it's asking for problems. example one is the height lands disfavor in 1991 in the oakland fire. that particular tragedy was that people tried to leave. 11 people died including 6 going in their c
and 12 have been continued you're on the next session. san francisco overlook the developmental. please notes the public commit for the draft is close it end on june 19th. the public does not conduct the final hearing and they've been presented to you already on the general calendar >> good morning. i'm lisa planning department staff. the item before you is the vial impact report for the project. a draft of the certification motion is before you. the definite was pushed on may second 2012. it closed on june 19, 2012. subsequently to the public comments document we noticed a minor area we would like to correct for the record. i have copies for the public as well on page 128 there's a footnote number 6 is erroneously struck through. in fact, it should have been shown that we're adding it as imply text instead of eir. and there's another error with the footnote so, please restore them in those two locations. having address the - the error found it the implementation of the project wouldn't result in any significant environmental impact that couldn't be mitigated therefore the commission
, it's about city of san francisco staff and departments understanding how the military works and giving the military a chance to work with the civilian authority in a non-crisis environment so that when they have to do it anywhere in the world, they've got one extra training day. that's the way we look at it, it's all one extra training day. you add all that up, we have a lot better chance when we need it. with that, i'm going to bring up dejon and take over the panel and i'll talk to you shortly. >> thank you, rob. the panelists we have represent a broad group of participants, some of them participated themselves and some of them had individuals in their organizations participate. and i want them to start with an introduction of who they are, a little bit about their own background, so you understand the lens they were looking through when they were providing some of their answers today. starting with our 3 panelists that were part of our command and control exercise then we'll hear from our 3 panelists that were in our communications drill. >> lieutenant commander mike k
and sewer was going to be in operation in san francisco after an ert quake. that probably is not going to happen. it's a little bit different having several blocks in your population out of water versus out of electricity or gas or cell phone service. it's a little bit different level of emergency. after an earthquake what we're designing for is to have the high level fire system more or less immediately. there may be homes, individual service connections, which could be out of water for quite some time and that's where my utility has to interface with other departments to make sure we're getting water to people through humanitarian stations, red cross, mutual aid is a huge part of this with our federal and state partners. but those hand off points after a major event and educating ourselves what we're doing and not doing is a big part of the life line process that naomi is running and it's been very, very helpful. >> thank you. and mr. angelus. >> in terms of standards, similar to pg&e we have established our own internal standards on how resilient our network is. it's two hour q
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and running in a part of san francisco that's known for increased violence. and a gun buyback event today in a bay area city known for gun violence. we'll have a live report. >> hello everybody. welcome to kron 4 news weekend. i'm ysabel duron >> i'm marty gonzalez we'll get to the news in a moment. but first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu. when good morning marty. we are taking alar to look outside the golden gate bridge. a beautiful start to the weekend, up plenty of sunshine and we're expecting sunshine this afternoon with warming temperatures. clear and cool during the overnight hours. it is chilly in the north this morning. 36 degrees in santa rosa and 38 degrees in napa. low '40's for the eastern shore. 46 degrees currently in san jose. 66 degrees today in los gatos 68 in oakland. a little chillier along the coast and the peninsula. we will season '70s and the north bay. 70 in santa rosa and napa. we will continue to feel the warming trend and look at the extended forecast but for now erica back over the years. >> there was a three-point-four magnitude earthquak
and the city and county of san francisco. and the san francisco police department. we wish you guys the best, god bless you. thank you. >> thank you. [ applause ] >> come forward. >> charles to support for 40 years. >> please call, do we have any general public comment regarding this? >> no. >> okay. >> thank you very much. please call line item number 3. >> line item 3, 3a, chief's report, discussion, review of recent activities. >> commissioners, there has been a lot of activity. so, in the interest of time, i will just highlight most of the cases that have goting a lot of time in the media lately. and then if anybody has any questions, i can speak to that. so i will start with friday night, there was an officer-involved shooting in san francisco. but it was not by the san francisco police department. daily city police had been chasing a stolen car. they abandoned the chase at 101 and 280. bay view officers spotted the car, and it was already on rems and very slow, more following than pursuit and took it to bay shore and both suspects exited the vehicle and the driver with the gun in hand,
are going to fly back from minnesota and came up with something that will work here in san francisco. the police department, the hotels and the airlines paid for airfare, hotel, these cards and so they were able to come back and testify, assaults on tourists dropped to nothing. so it works. so contact honolulu pd and if you contact say hi to the chief fradis i knew him when he worked in richmond, california and they insulted him and did not make him chief there, it was hawaii's gain, aloha, practice and make sure that if you want to go to hawaii get the kamaana rate, there is one and that is all that i am going to say, ten seconds to spare. i am good. missed you. >> thank you. >> good evening, >> good evening. brings to the forefront, people it is taser time and we dragged our feet for three years around here and it was in the chronicle and it was a great article and the police commission was dragging its feet and that is correct. we started with miss fong and chief granod went for it and the chief is going for it, we can't get a bolt in the police commission? what is the problem peo
a restaurant there on the condition he got a building permit from the city of san francisco. and it seems rather ridiculous he would go and spend $100,000 and then afterwards the next door neighbor decides this is an illegal thing and the building department didn't even know that. it would seem correct that the city of san francisco would refund him the $100,000 that he spent to put a restaurant in there and this gentleman here his $40,000, a rather ridiculous system that the building department doesn't know the correct laws before he puts this in. and he wasn't going around anybody's back. he has a restaurant on 9th avenue and he was wanting to have a second restaurant. so, that's all i want to say. >> is there any other public comment? okay, seeing none, then, commissioners, the matter is yours. >> i guess unless there is any other comments, i guess i would move to grant the appeal and revoke the permit. >> would that be on the basis that there are no code complying plans? >> yes. >> okay. mr. pacheco, you heard that? >> yes. we have a motion from commissioner hurtado to revoke this per
in a fireplace causing more extensive damage. >> happening now san francisco medical examiner is trying to determine how a man died before his body washed up on marshal beach in the presidio just hours ago. crews recovered the body. someone reportedly spotted a body a little bit earlier. >> the alleged drunk driver accused of running over and killing a san francisco teenager last saturday was back in court today. the 28-year-old pleaded not guilty to felony vehicular manslaughter and dui. police say he had a blood alcohol level of fth.09. the accident happened on her 17th birthday. >> the san jose man accused of trying to detonate a car bomb in an oakland bank pleaded not guilty this morning. the 24-year-old was arrested bit fbi after an investigation. federal agents say that he was trying to bomb this bank of america branch off haggenburger road. investigators say an under cover fbi agent told the suspect he has tied to the taliban helped design something that looked like an explosive, but it was harmless. >> a pleasant hill man is under arrest accused of trying to smuggle five ounces
on the internet about it, people suggested thises was another scheme by the mayor to build things in san francisco. i thank you for holding this hearing because i think it puts it in the right perspective. the driving issue here is transportation and how we can approve the regional transportation system. and as those of us who have gotten deep into this know that it would be -- there's the issue of the tunnel and how where the train goes underground and how that fits with the freeway and that's how the issue became [speaker not understood] as to what we do with the freeway. so, i think we need to continue to emphasize when we're talking about this very large and complex set of issues that the driver is transportation. it is not just the opportunity to develop more property. that's a secondary part. and if we do develop the property, it could generate revenues which can be reinvested in transportation. thank you. >> thank you, mr. haft. is there any other member of the public who would like to comment? seeing none, public comment is closed. i want to thank mr. ram and everyone, i see mr. light here
for the city and county of san francisco. he provides the leadership necessary and trains the new painter and willingly shares his knowledge. he's the primary lead guy. he communicates effectively. he makes my job easier. thank you. again ron. >> on behalf of the board congratulations. we'd love to meet your fan club here, too. my supervisors. >> we were given other awards recently. >> anybody who works in our agency you would know it takes a lot of skill to do what we do. (calling names). we have a great group of individuals in our shop and this couldn't be possible without them. thank you very much i'm very honored. >> thank you. mr. reiskin. >> next i want to ask from the traffic division a couple of men. today, we're recognizing 3 gardeners. but this is maybe some, some of the less visible folks that makes muni what it is. we have landscaping that is under our responsibility and while people may not know that and think it's part of the city public right away of the landscape we're responsible for this how we contribute to the city. two people are not here that are responsible fo
in the city of san francisco not just the airport as well as other major airports throughout the country, i want to get the list of the top ten and see how the bigger airports are handling this. >> supervisor mar? >> i appreciate your efforts to answer our questions, today. but i know that having mr. martin if we continue this, would be valuable as well. but i did want to just echo supervisor avalos comments that i think that local and disadvantaged contractors are really important in how you insurance that contract maximize the participation of local businesses, but especially disadvantaged businesses. and then, i definitely want to hear more of the rationale for the mag only contract and i know that we will have that for a future time as well. but thank you. >> okay. >> thank you thank you very much, miss winer and we appreciate it. to the budget analyst report. >> commission chairman and members of the committee, as shown in the table on page 28 of our report, under the existing 12-year lease with clear channel which will expire on march 31, 2013, clear channel will pay the airport a tot
-- have a branding scheme in place. burning man has expanded from san francisco and nevada, starting to spread throughout the world. one thing that is interesting is burners without borders. whei guess you guys had a libray built in new orleans? >> that was on our website. it was very spontaneous. the groups who knew what they needed, because they are doing building -- they do not have any resources. they just went down there to mississippi and started doing things. they ended up rebuilding housing, a buddhist temple that was a block away. joan baez was there that year saying -- she was singing one of her anthems. amazing grace. people started day fund, they started to collect money out there. that was just the beginning. we got a call from somebody asking, is dpw doing this? we said yes. i have $50,000, i will support it. we are a private group. this is not tax deductible. we do not care. and they rebuilt some houses. the problem with most people is they could not even teardown their homes. but this is the burning man twist. i love telling this story. being who they were, the cultur
employees in the bay area including san francisco, napa and san rafael. at and t looking for outside plant technicians and splicing technicians. the company boasts it's the largest private employer of full time union employees. >> that surge was good news for the stock market. s and p 500 is now just 14 points from reaching an all-time record high. nasdaq composite closing at 3244. >> cardinals at the vatican have set the date to begin elected the next pope. the conclave will be beginning tuesday morning starting with a morning mass followed by the first round of balancing in the afternoon. in 100 year nose conclave lasted longer than five days but this process is nout knot without controversy. david ono is in rome with that story. >> on a rainy evening a ray of progress. cardinals seen leaving after agreeg when to begin the conclave, it will be tuesday. and there are two american contenders and anything can happen. there is a great spokesperson for the chief. cardinal o'malley has gotten high marks for all diocese he worked in. and another american cardinal grabbing headlines is cardinal
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